Torres Novas Travel Guide

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Torres Novas Things to Do

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    Sports Pavillion

    by solopes Updated Mar 23, 2016

    Located a little outside town, this modern building is a smart construction, well located atop a small hill, with a very elegant look.

    It was the reason for my visit, more than 30 years after the last one, and it really added quality to town.

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    The city

    by solopes Updated Jan 15, 2015

    Torres Novas is not a top destination, but it will not disappoint who decides to visit it. With great presence in our national history, the many years of industrial vocation didn't erase its authenticity and personality.

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    The castle

    by solopes Updated Jan 15, 2015

    Conquered in 1148, Torres Novas suffered several assaults by Muslims or Spanish, being frequently rebuilt and enlarged. When the city lost expression to other regional populations, the castle was abandoned, suffering great damages with Lisbon earthquake in 1755. Several walls were demolished while the city was developing, until 1910 when the castle was declared national monument. It is being recovered with wise works, allowing today a nice and easy visit.

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Torres Novas Hotels

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    PRAÇA 5 OUTUBRO 5, TORRES NOVAS, Portugal,

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

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    Bad sights

    by solopes Updated Jan 15, 2015

    It's remarkable the effort being done to recover the castle and the historic area. Some ruined houses show that there is still much work to be done, providing sad and ugly views from the castle. So far...

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Torres Novas General

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    Rainy days

    by solopes Updated Jan 15, 2015

    Favorite thing: The weather! Torres Novas is in a hot area, with a good weather and not much rain.

    I had to be unlucky - after several times postponing the decision to review Torres Novas (where I was not going for more than 40 years) the decision came in... a rainy day.

    This means that I need to return in a better day.

    Not difficult!

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